Re: RARA-AVIS: Fitzgerald & Kennedy

From: Buzz (
Date: 12 Apr 2002

Are you thinking of Abe Rothstein?


> There is a organized crime / gambler / bookie type
> figure in the novel that Fitzgerald largely based, it
> is said, on the real-life figure of the man (whose
> name I also can't remember) who supposedly organized
> the throwing of the World Series by Shoeless Joe
> Jackson, et al. (as portrayed in the film Eight Men
> Out).

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